Child's death highlights communication barriers on border
Child's death highlights communication barriers on border

Death of Mayan girl in US custody highlights communication challenges on border, raises questions about use of English forms.

Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits
Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits

Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing laws protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month.

December 14th, 4:17 PM CST
Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests
Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests

Higher percentage of California marijuana products clear safety tests but questions remain after sudden closing of lab the state found was falsifying test results for pesticides.

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Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar
Baylor ties pervade rape case that sparked uproar

Local leaders say plea deal allowing former Baylor student to serve no jail times highlights outsized influence alumni play in shaping local criminal justice system.

December 15th, 11:17 AM CST
O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewed
O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewed

Rep. Beto O'Rourke, other Democrats tour remote tent city where 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $1 million per day.

December 15th, 2:28 PM CST
Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise
Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death.

December 14th, 5:57 PM CST
California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records
California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines.

December 14th, 5:37 PM CST
Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed House race
Worries about ballot security overshadow disputed House race

Warnings about the potential for voter fraud in a rural North Carolina county went unheeded for years before last month's disputed congressional race.

December 15th, 8:57 AM CST
Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy
Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy

A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a near quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.

December 15th, 9:57 AM CST
California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet
California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California is moving to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet of 14,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road.

December 14th, 4:07 PM CST
Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery
Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

100 years later, researchers conclude underwater mine sank World War I warship off the coast of New York.

December 13th, 10:21 AM CST
Record number of Mexican gray wolves found dead in 2018
Record number of Mexican gray wolves found dead in 2018

Wildlife managers have confirmed that a record number of Mexican gray wolves have been reported dead this year.

December 13th, 11:01 AM CST
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks

Three Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city.

December 14th, 5:47 PM CST
Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post
Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

New York police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram.

December 15th, 10:47 PM CST
Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore
Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore

Holiday decorations that have been displayed for decades at the entrance of the Holland Tunnel into New York are not making the season bright for some motorists.

December 13th, 10:11 AM CST
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died.

December 14th, 7:19 AM CST
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in Fairbanks

Three Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city.

December 14th, 5:47 PM CST
Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post
Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

New York police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram.

December 15th, 10:47 PM CST
Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore
Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore

Holiday decorations that have been displayed for decades at the entrance of the Holland Tunnel into New York are not making the season bright for some motorists.

December 13th, 10:11 AM CST
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died.

December 14th, 7:19 AM CST
California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14
California court blocks pardon of man who killed at age 14

In a rare step, the California Supreme Court has blocked Gov. Jerry Brown's attempt to issue a pardon to a 37-year-old man Cambodian refugee facing deportation for killing and robbing a woman when he was 14 years old.

December 14th, 5:37 PM CST

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Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert error
Steps taken to address Walter Reed shooting alert error

Two Maryland congressmen say Navy officials are taking steps to correct deficiencies that wrongly led to reports of an active shooter at Walter Reed National Medical Center outside Washington last month.

December 14th, 4:27 PM CST
Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm
Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

US officials have traced a recent outbreak of E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California.

December 13th, 3:49 PM CST
Court: Trump can't let companies deny birth control coverage
Court: Trump can't let companies deny birth control coverage

A U.S. appeals court has blocked rules by the Trump administration allowing more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control.

December 13th, 2:59 PM CST
With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom
With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom

With federal legalization of hemp at hand, the US market is set to boom amid the popularity of CBDs, a non-psychoactive compound found in hemp as a health supplement.

December 13th, 1:01 PM CST
For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials refugee
For sale: Restored home of Salem witch trials refugee

A once-run-down home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled is on the market after an extensive renovation project.

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Congress OKs bill to allow killing sea lions to help salmon
Congress OKs bill to allow killing sea lions to help salmon

Congress has agreed to make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest.

December 12th, 1:31 PM CST
Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight
Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight

A new report criticizes decisions made to stop a 2016 fire in California's Big Sur area that became the costliest wildfire fight in U.S. history.

December 15th, 11:17 AM CST
First lady spreads anti-bullying message at kids' hospital
First lady spreads anti-bullying message at kids' hospital

Melania Trump is keeping up the first ladies' tradition of a Christmas season visit to a Washington children's hospital.

December 13th, 11:51 AM CST
UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue
UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

North Carolina's public university system rejects proposal to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue.

December 14th, 3:27 PM CST
Indiana governor says passing hate crime law 'long overdue'
Indiana governor says passing hate crime law 'long overdue'

Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb is pushing for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

December 15th, 10:17 AM CST
Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance
Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

Colorado police say they are searching the property of a missing woman's fiance.

December 14th, 1:07 PM CST
Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee
Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and whether foreigners made illegal contributions to its events.

December 14th, 1:17 PM CST
States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales
States cite climate worries in push to stop US coal sales

Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands.

December 12th, 12:41 PM CST
GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off
GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off

General Motors says it has 2,700 jobs for the 3,300 U.S. factory workers it plans to lay off next year.

December 14th, 9:29 AM CST
Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction
Florida tale of infidelity and homicide ends with conviction

A Florida woman has been convicted of helping mastermind the killing of her husband nearly two decades ago.

December 14th, 7:47 PM CST

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